Anthony Kupstis (AJ) is an Associate in the General Corporate & Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, and Banking & Financial Institutions practice groups at FMJ. His practice focuses on all areas of business law including, general corporate advising, the formation of business entities, contract drafting, real estate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.
AJ believes transparent communication is essential to maintaining client relationships. Throughout AJ’s representation, a client can expect that he will take a tremendous interest in their business, as well as thoroughly explain the implications that each business and legal decision will have on the larger framework of the company.
Prior to joining FMJ, AJ was a law clerk for a commercial firm in Edina, Minnesota where he drafted purchase agreements for both commercial and residential real estate transactions. He received his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law where he graduated in the top 20 of his class and served as Senior Editor on the University of St. Thomas Law Journal. He received his B.S. from Manchester University in Indiana where he graduated magna cum laude.
Manchester University, magna cum laude (BS)
University of St. Thomas School of Law (JD)
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“No single business is the same, so it is important to understand my client’s business to find effective solutions. A solution always exists—you just have to find it. Having the ability to be flexible and adapt to each situation allows me to find creative solutions for my clients.”
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AJ enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring the different lakes and trails in Minnesota. He played baseball through college, so he is currently working on his transition to the wonderfully frustrating game of golf. AJ’s goal is to see a baseball game at every major league stadium.